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Stotham, Massachusetts: the town that didn't exist, 1920
Prof. Wingard's Death Ray Hoax, 1876
Cursed by Allah
The Case of the Vanishing Belly Button, 1964
Tourist Guy 9/11 Hoax, Sep 2001
'Solar Armor' freezes man in Nevada Desert, 1874
The Gallery of Fake Viral Images
Vilcabamba, the town of very old people, 1978
The Stone-Age Tasaday Hoax, 1971
The Man-Eating Tree of Madagascar Hoax, 1874
European Committee Bans Single-Shelled Eggs -- April Fool's Day, 2003
The European Committee issued a communique in which it declared that it was banning single-shelled eggs, in order to prevent cracked eggs being found in food stores. The ban was a play on the French word "coque" which means both egg shell and ship's hull.

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